MUSIC AWARDS— Winner "Comeback Band of the Year” (2012), Nominated "Best Album” (2012), "Best Pop" (2011), "Best Rock" (2010), "Best Act" (2010), Winner "Song of the Year” (2009), Nominated "Best Rock Album” (2009), "Best Rock” (2008), "Best Rock” (2007) - Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards; Nominated "Best Hard Rock Act” (2007) - Dallas Observer Music Awards
DALLAS MORNING NEWS— "Call it artistic maturity, or simply call it the product of more than a decade making local music. ... But tracks such as “Run for the Gold” and “Soul Burning Train” fit beautifully in the current roots-driven, hand-harvested national indie rock scene."
DALLAS OBSERVER—"What both Eleven Hundred Springs and Exit 380 share is a commitment to the true soul of country music — what Steve Earle calls real music."
FORT WORTH WEEKLY— "...the guys have mastered the alt-gothic roots vibe and, even more impressively, have managed to make the sound distinctly their own."
ON TOUR MONTHLY— "Exit 380's new album ruins digital music for me."
FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM— “…Exit 380 displays a firm command of its craft throughout, reminding listeners how easy it can be to take a local band of its caliber for granted."
Exit 380 has tread many roads and styles in its career. Originally based in Denton, Texas, University of North Texas students Dustin Blocker, Aaron Borden and Jeff George began as an acoustic cover act with little focus on originality in the early years.
Now, 16 years after the band's formation, with multiple local music awards, sixth full length albums and thousands of live performances, Exit 380 has become a staple in the Dallas-Fort Worth music scene. The band's newest release, "Photomaps" has again breathed new artistic life into the act, carrying a highly-garnered blend of rock and roots to it's fans.